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Feb
1
2016

Vanity Kitchen Layer Cake

I received a message from Micheele from Vanity Kitchen recently saying her bakery specialises in making Indonesian Layer Cakes (Kek Lapis Legit) and other Indonesian treats in Kuala Lumpur and asked if I would like to sample some of her cakes. I checked out their FB Page and was more keen on their pineapple tarts actually as we always purchase pineapple tarts in bulk this time of the year as gifts for Darling’s business acquaintances. I […]

Jan
18
2016

Nasi Lemak Kukus Tradisi @ Pholio Cafe, Mutiara Damansara

Last Saturday, we met up with Isaac and Ivy at Pholio Cafe, Mutiara Damansara. Relatively new, its nasi lemak kukus is already well-known in the neighbourhood and beyond. It is obvious this is a sports themed cafe with a mini football field on the floor to the many football jerseys hanging around the cafe. Football field floor. The bare wall is where they project live games during the football season. Pholio Cafe, Mutiara Damansara Address: […]

Jan
17
2016

Quick and Easy Snack Ideas for School Children

It is the third week of school. I still havent been able to establish a routine of waking up early in the morning to prepare food for Ethan. The reason being I usually stay up till 2am for work and if I wake up at 5am, I’ll remain awake the entire day to care for the two boys. On days that I really can’t get my eyes to open, Ethan will purchase food from the canteen […]

Jan
16
2016

Flavourful Abundance with Sakae Sushi

One of the boys’ favourite sushi restaurant is Sakae Sushi. The huge and smiley green frog always entice them to enter. We dine here often as they serve reasonably priced Japanese food. Come here on a Sunday and chances are you might bump into us as Kids Eat For Free every Sunday at Sakae Sushi. Ayden’s favourite green frog It is always our pleasure to attend Sakae Sushi’s CNY preview. This year, it is even […]

Jan
15
2016

Chinese New Year Menu @ PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

Count our blessings as we are invited yet again to preview the Chinese New Year Lou Sang menu this evening at Si Chuan Dou Hua, PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur. Swinging to a prosperous new year, Si Chuan Dou Hua is ushering the Year of the Monkey with eight set menus that have been delicately created to cater to every taste bud. PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur even invited the God of Prosperity to the CNY preview :D According to […]

Jan
14
2016

3 Drinks to Keep Us Cool on Super HOT days!

The weather is scorching hot these days and it is said to go on till March. The boys are even seen seeking shelter from the fierce sun during our daily evening playground routine.  I was waiting for Ayden to crawl out of the tunnel only to see him hide in there. I guess he discovered how cooling it is in there as opposed to the scorching hot sun.  And then there are TWO! Haiyo! That left […]

Jan
12
2016

Chinese New Year Feast @ Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur

Dynasty Restaurant (Non-Halal), Executive Sous Chef Kok Chee Kin and his team of talented chefs are all set to engulf our senses with Festive Menus that capture the finest flavours of Cantonese cuisine from 18 January to 22 February 2016 in celebration of the Chinese New Year. We were privileged to be invited to preview their CNY Festive Menus this evening.  My boys looking dapper ready for dinner <3 Dynasty Restaurant offers 6 types of Yee […]

Jan
8
2016

Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant (满殿中菜馆) @ Pulai Springs Resort

During our 4D/3N stay in Pulai Springs Resort, we took our dinners at their award winning Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant except for one night when we returned from Singapore late and ate at Cinta Terrace instead. The award winning Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant features exquisite interiors that echo the grandness of an ancient imperial dining hall. Qing Palace, Pulai Pavillion Decorated with genuine Oriental antique furnishing, paintings, carvings and even silk lanterns, this restaurant is […]

Jan
7
2016

Quick and Easy Egg Mayo Sandwich

Ethan’s class is now in the morning session. I have successfully been waking up early at 5am for 3 days to prepare his snack box but overslept today so he ended up bringing bread and cereals to school. He is happy though as he is able to share the cereals with his friends.  Not only do I have to prepare his snack box, I also prepare tea break now that he is at home in the […]

Dec
30
2015

Authentic Cendol @ Chanap Cafe, Persatuan Peranakan Cina Malaysia

While we were in Melaka over the weekend, my parents brought us to Wisma Peranakan, Tengkera Melaka. My parents are active members there with my Dad being one of the AJK member in their Koperasi. I’ve blogged about how my mom’s (and even my Dad’s) social life changed to the better after she got involved here. You may want to read the post again here -> Being Socially Active My mom wanted me to see it myself. […]

Dec
26
2015

The Golden Prosperity Yee Sang and CNY Feast @ Dorsett Grand Subang

We will be welcoming the auspicious year of Fire Monkey in 2016 but it is never too early to Lou Sang! Chef Loh Jiunn Voon, Executive Chinese Chef from award winning Chinese restaurant, The Emperor prepared three delectable 8-course feast and Yee Sang to indulge in with our loved ones, friends and colleagues. We always do our best to arrive early for Chinese dinners because I super love the nuts they served as appetiser. There is […]

Dec
24
2015

Dine with White Lion @ Simba Hill Gourmet Hall, BGRC

In my previous post, I wrote about the TWO ultimate experiences we must not miss at Bukit Gambang Safari Park, which are to experience the safari park through the Drive Zone Tram or ride there ourselves on the ATV. You can refer to the post below in case you missed it earlier: The TWO Ultimate Experiences You Must Not Miss at Bukit Gambang Safari Park I also ended that post by saying there is another activity […]

Dec
11
2015

Ramen Ten @ Jaya 33

Ramen Ten is Singapore’s first and popular Halal Japanese restaurant. I found out about it during my recent trip down south but did not get the chance to dine there due to my limited time in Singapore. They have an outlet in PJ Jaya 33 too so we thought we might as well give it a try. Ramen Ten is on the ground floor of Jaya 33 and can be easily spotted from the main […]

Dec
7
2015

Candy Fantasy Festivities

Dorsett Grand Subang hosted a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with Yang Berhormat Hannah Yeoh, State Assemblyman of Subang Jaya and the children of City Revival Children’s Home to launch its Candy Fantasy Festivities. Hugo Gerritsen, Area General Manager of Dorsett Grand Subang was also joined by Datin Jasmin Abdullah Heng, Vice Chairman of Dorsett Hospitality International and Clarence Wong, Chief Operating Officer cum Chief Financial Officer of Dorsett Hospitality International for the festivities. The annual […]

Dec
6
2015

A Magical Christmas at PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur is having ‘A Magical Christmas’ this year. The lobby of PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur is transformed beautifully to welcome the season of Love and Giving. We super love the fairy lights that took over the backdrop at the reception area. We had the opportunity to attend a Christmas buffet dinner preview at Chatz Brasserie last Thursday. We were served PARKROYAL Signature Mocktail as soon as we were ushered to our table. For Christmas, […]

Dec
4
2015

Festive Treats for Christmas and New Year at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

It is the season to indulge in delicious festive flavors! There is a lovely fireplace waiting for Santa at the entrance of Vogue Café, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur.  We were serenaded with upbeat tunes while having our buffet dinner at Vogue Café the other day. The boys can’t help themselves from dancing to the festive Christmas jingles and more.  I love the view of their lovely Christmas trees from where we were seated.  Vogue Café is the place […]

Dec
1
2015

Our early Christmas gathering @ THYME Kiara

It’s DECEMBER, let’s welcome my favourite month of the year. It is also the month where every where I go, people mispelled my name; MERRYN becomes Merry :P True enough, MERRY we were as we had an early Christmas gathering with friends in a true British style complete with wine, turkey and more at THYME Kiara in the heart of Mont Kiara, KL. THYME Kiara Solaris Mont Kiara 50480 Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur […]

Nov
29
2015

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Dining at Eastin Hotel Petaling Jaya

Jingle all the way, Christmas is on its way! Year end is always the best time of the year since it’s the long school holidays and of course the arrival of Christmas and New Year soon after. I love Christmas decor hunting and this year, Eastin Hotel Petaling Jaya impressed me with their Christmas decorations. A lovely snow covered ‘house’ complete with a chimney and cheerful LED Christmas lights lit up the entrance to Swez Brasserie. […]

Nov
20
2015

TOUS Les Jours Christmas Set Dinner

Tous Les Jours is a French inspired Korean bakery serving wide selection of breads, pastries, cakes and cuisines. Pronounced, “Tu-le-juru”, Tous Les Jours means “Everyday” in French. I suppose it means this is the place you can dine anyday, everyday. TOUS les JOURS Lot GK08, Ground Floor, Empire Shopping Gallery Jalan SS16/1, Subang Jaya, 47500 Selangor   Tel : +603-5036 7750 I was greeted by freshly baked breads and pastries as soon as I stepped into the […]

Nov
16
2015

Chocolatey Delights with Tim Clark

In conjunction with World Celebrity Chef Series 2015, award-winning artisan chocolatier and pâtissier Tim Clark is gracing the kitchen of InterContinental Kuala Lumpur from November 15 to November 20. If you have a sweet tooth like me then hurry over to IVIV (OneSixFive) @ InterContinental Kuala Lumpur as Chef Tim will be in town until 20th November 2015. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur 165 Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur T: +603 2782 6118 We took the opportunity to indulge in […]

Nov
9
2015

Kids Stay and Dine for Free Weekend Getaway – Dorsett Grand Subang

I celebrated my birthday with a staycation here back in 2012. We did not have Ayden yet that time. Only Ethan, the lightbulb was with us. The three of us fit in comfortably in the bathtub of our Deluxe room. Back to present, Dorsett Grand Subang is having ‘Kid Stay and Dine for Free’ promo and we took advantage of that for another staycation with Ayden joining us this time. At RM298.00nett per room per […]

Nov
8
2015

Non-halal dim sum @ Dynasty Restaurant (满福楼), Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Darling is always looking for a good place to bring his business acquaintances for a meal. It is rare to find restaurants in hotels in KL serving non-halal dimsum as mostly are pork-free. I recently discovered that Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur serves non-halal piping hot Dim Sum at RM12.60nett onwards per portion. Choices range from steamed, baked and deep fried to healthy congee. Dynasty Restaurant Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel Level 1, East Wing, Corner of […]

Nov
5
2015

1977 Ipoh Chicken Rice 新怡保鸡饭店

It was a nice, sunny afternoon last Saturday. I brought the kids to this popular eatery, 1977 Ipoh Chicken Rice Restaurant in Jalan Gasing, PJ for lunch after Ethan’s taekwondo class. I used to frequent this place back when I was in college almost two decades ago! Oh my, time certainly flies! 1977 Ipoh Chicken Rice restaurant新怡保鸡饭店 107 Jalan Gasing 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor It is as packed and popular as ever. This restaurant originates […]

Nov
2
2015

Two Pesos Kota Damansara

There is this modern Taiwanese mini steamboat place called Two Pesos in SS2 that is always packed with a long queue waiting to be seated. Just a couple of months ago, they opened a new branch in Kota Damansara. I am ALWAYS in Kota Damansara so apa lagi, we quickly hopped inside since not many are aware they have this new branch here so the queue is still tolerable. If you are lucky, you can […]

Oct
15
2015

Coconut Shake @ Batu Berendam, Melaka

During our last trip back to Malacca, I requested my parents to bring us out jalan-jalan. Sekali-sekala jadi tourists pulak shiok jugak. I wanted to try the famous Aunty Koh cendol but you know lah, if the planets are not aligned and the stars are not in your favour, you won’t be able to buy it before they run out. Bleh.. So we decided on coconut shake instead. I’ve tried the original coconut shake in […]

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